After a weekend Invitational tournament, the Maryville High School Girls Tennis Team was back in action on Tuesday afternoon. Maryville played host to Lenoir City. The Lady Rebels looked to remain undefeated in district play while giving some of its lower seeded players some valuable match play experience.
Maryville would start the day with doubles. The duo of Dawson Baxter and Karie Schultze would set the tone for the Lady Rebels at Court 1 Doubles with an 8-0 win. The Maryville tandem of Rachel Huffer and Angelique Beswick would take care of business at Court 2 with an 8-0 win to give the Lady Rebels a 2-0 lead. Court 3 would also go to the Lady Rebels with another 8-0 win to sweep the doubles and make the Maryville lead 3-0.
Singles would be much the same. Maryville would take another 8-0 win at Court 2 as Dawson Baxter would take care of business. Needing one more court to clinch, Maryville would look to its top court to make that happen. Maryville’s Noelle Beswick would keep the 8-0 theme going at Court 1 to push the Lady Rebel lead to 5-0 and clinch the match for Maryville. Maryville would keep the scoring going with another 8-0 win from Karie Schultze at Court 3 making the score 6-0 Maryville. Senior Payton Murray did her part for Maryville, getting Court 4 with an 8-1 win and a 7-0 lead. Maryville would take the remaining two courts to complete the sweep as Angelique Beswick would take Court 5 and Faith Kirby would step into the lineup at Court 6. Each getting 8-0 wins on their court. Maryville defeats Lenoir City 9-0.
The win improves Maryville’s overall record to 8-1. Maryville also remains undefeated in District 4LS with a 4-0 record. Maryville gets back to action tomorrow as they travel to face Karns in District 4LS play. Match time is set for 4:30pm at West Hills Park.
Girls Tennis Box Score
Noelle Beswick (M) def Holly Jones (LC) 8-0
Dawson Baxter (M) def Emily Lowe (LC) 8-0
Karie Schultze (M) def Ella Wilson (LC) 8-0
Payton Murray (M) def Avery Russell (LC) 8-1
Angelique Beswick (M) def Riley Henry (LC) 8-0
Faith Kirby (M) def Tessa Russell (LC) 8-0
Baxter / Schultze (M) def Jones / Wilson (LC) 8-0
Rachel Huffer / A. Beswick (M) def Lowe / A. Russell (LC) 8-0
Olivia Larsen / Audrey Blackburn (M) def Henry / T. Russell (LC) 8-0
Order of Finish:
Doubles: 1, 2, 3 Singles: 2, 1*, 3, 4, 5, 6
Maryville (8-1, 4-0) def Lenoir City (1-8, 0-7) 9-0